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  John H. Goselin, II
Direct Dial: 770.818.1423
Fax: 770.937.9960
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John Goselin is a Partner in the firm’s Atlanta office. He brings over twenty years of experience in litigating commercial cases around the country with a focus on financial institutions and data security. He is the former Chief Litigation Counsel of a financial services company and managed the entire portfolio of litigation for the company’s four wholly-owned subsidiary broker-dealers. 

Mr. Goselin’s clients include registered representatives, broker-dealers, investment advisor representatives and investment advisors. He regularly handles arbitrations, litigation and regulatory matters before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and state regulators.  From the unique perspective of a chief litigation counsel seeing the entire litigation portfolio of four broker-dealers, Mr. Goselin has experienced the entire array of legal difficulties that financial institutions and individual advisors may face from the routine customer suitability claim to a complex ponzi scheme to the challenges of defending matters before state and national regulators in investigations and routine examinations. 

In addition, Mr. Goselin has substantial experience representing public and private companies in class action litigation, director and officer cases, shareholder and derivative litigation, intellectual property, deal protection litigation, franchise/franchisee litigation, and professional liability cases against insurance agents, accountants, lawyers and other miscellaneous professionals. He also represents businesses and financial institutions in regulatory and litigation matters brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Mr. Goselin also has significant experience in defending claims involving ERISA and non-ERISA fiduciary matters. Mr. Goselin's experience includes cases concerning ERISA fiduciaries in defense of DOL investigations and litigation involving 401(k) management, multi-employer pension liability and breach of fiduciary duty claims.

In his cyber practice, Mr. Goselin advises and represents businesses in a variety of matters relating to data security and privacy laws.  He has extensive experience helping businesses respond to data breaches and comply with notification laws involving all kinds of information, but with particular expertise with regard to the financial data maintained by financial services institutions.  He also represents businesses in litigation matters related to data security and privacy, including lawsuits under federal laws such as the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, as well as investigations into privacy practices by agencies like FINRA, the SEC and the Federal Trade Commission.  

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